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Payday lender permit

Each payday lender location within the cities of Portland, Gresham, or Oregon City needs a payday lender permit. These permits must be renewed every year and are all paid through the City of Portland.

The form should take roughly 15 minutes to complete.

  1. Download and fill out the appropriate application

    • If you are located in the City of Portland, use this form:

    If you are located in the City of Gresham, use this form:

    • If you are located in Oregon City, use this form:

    The permit fee is $1,500 per location for each city.

  2. Bring your application and payment to us

    Make sure to bring your payday lender fee schedule, and all other required attachments with your application.

    In our office, you can pay the fee with cash, check or money order.

    Revenue service center

    111 SW Columbia Street
    Portland, OR97201
    United States

    Suite 600

    Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.